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July 14, 1992 | KRISTINA LINDGREN
UC Irvine historian Spencer C. Olin has been named dean of the university's School of Humanities, campus officials announced Monday. A popular founding faculty member at UCI, Olin was the only Irvine campus candidate among the five finalists for the post. "Spence Olin personifies all that is UCI," Chancellor Jack W. Peltason said Monday in announcing the dean's appointment.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 14, 1992 | KRISTINA LINDGREN
UC Irvine historian Spencer C. Olin has been named dean of the university's School of Humanities, campus officials announced Monday. A popular founding faculty member at UCI, Olin was the only Irvine campus candidate among the five finalists for the post. "Spence Olin personifies all that is UCI," Chancellor Jack W. Peltason said Monday in announcing the dean's appointment.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1992 | KRISTINA LINDGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Prominent UC Irvine philosophy professor Guy J. Sircello has died of complications from the AIDS virus, university officials announced Tuesday. He was 55. Sircello, a specialist in aesthetics who came to UCI in 1966, was named the university's first dean of undergraduate studies in 1978 and worked tirelessly to improve undergraduate education, his colleagues said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 1994 | ALICIA DI RADO and DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
About 500 people met Friday's deadline to respond to the recommendations of two UC Irvine cost-cutting task forces by sending letters to the school's acting executive vice chancellor, Spencer C. Olin, officials said. A final flurry of about 100 responses arrived Friday, UCI spokesman Scott Nelson said. Letters began arriving at Olin's office after the task force recommendations were finalized Feb. 16.
NEWS
November 6, 1985 | LINK MATHEWSON
The twinkle in the eyes of 100-year-old Chinese farming pioneer Sam Chang, who was honored Saturday night at the Irvine Hilton and Towers, will not soon be forgotten. Nearly 600 people attended "Golden Fields," a dinner sponsored by the Chinese-American Council of the Historical and Cultural Foundation of Orange County. The affair was a tribute to the Chinese farmers whose inventiveness with machinery and creative farming techniques helped establish a worldwide market for California agriculture.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 18, 1992 | KRISTINA LINDGREN
UC Irvine Vice Chancellor Paul S. Sypherd on Monday was named the No. 2 administrator at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Sypherd, one of the most popular home-grown candidates in the running to be UCI's third chancellor, will become senior vice president for academic affairs and provost of the Arizona university, which with 38,000 students is more than twice as large as UCI. The Tucson campus also ranks 15th among major U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 20, 1994 | ALICIA DI RADO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An East Coast university has hired a UC Irvine dean, who becomes the sixth dean on campus to step down in a year, officials confirmed Tuesday. Melvin E. Hall, dean of University Extension, will leave July 31 to become the dean of continuing education, summer and special programs at the University of Maryland, a UCI spokesman said. Hall had worked at UCI since 1989, and was its first and only African American dean.
NEWS
February 9, 1998 | ANN CONWAY
The challenge for corporate America, says George Bush, is to "have a successful business and a big heart at the same time." Speaking at a benefit honoring Orange County and national businesses, the former president said corporate volunteerism provides a community with a "human dimension that government programs are seemingly incapable of providing--no matter how well-intentioned.
NEWS
September 23, 2001
Some philanthropic events were postponed or canceled entirely last week. Others went on in modified form; in some cases it was announced that proceeds would be shared with disaster relief organizations. South Coast Rep Season Opener American flags waved in table centerpieces and theater buffs sported elaborate masks at an outdoor gala celebrating South Coast Repertory's 38th season. The Shakespeare-themed benefit netted more than $275,000 for the Costa Mesa theater's annual fund.
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September 24, 1990 | KRISTINA LINDGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With minorities now composing 66% of this year's freshman class, UC Irvine is embarking on an ambitious revision of course requirements aimed at promoting ethnic, cultural and global understanding.
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April 6, 1992 | KRISTINA LINDGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The delivery man arrived Saturday morning with yet another armload of flowers for Jack and Suzie Peltason, gifts from well-wishers on his surprise selection as the new president of the University of California system. Peltason answered the door at his home at UC Irvine, where he has been chancellor since 1984.
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